Film Club’s LOST WEEKEND V will be a celebration of film at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema from Thursday, February 25th through Sunday, February 28th. Twenty feature films from around the world will be featured, including EIGHT advance screenings. None of these films have been screened theatrically in Winchester before. Other weekend highlights will include a Devils Bakbone beer tasting, a free photo booth, menu specials based around films, free buttons and more!
158 weekend passes are available. Passes guarantee you a seat to all eighteen screenings for only $35.
During Lost Weekend V, Film Club will host a silent auction whose proceeds will benefit the MUSEUM OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY
Please help Film Club and the Alamo make independent cinema more available to the public than ever before.
Film Club 3.0 is a community of film fans that meets as often as every week at the Alamo Drafthouse to screen independent, foreign, documentary and classic films. Founded and led by Andy Gyurisin, the group has grown to over 2,000 members in two years of screenings at the Alamo and has helped to demonstrate that independent films are in demand in the Shenandoah Valley.
Country Inn and Suites is located next to the theater and is offering a group rate for the weekend. Call 540-869-7657 for rates and availability.
This is our full line-up of our Lost Weekend V schedule arriving to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester on February 25th – 28th, 2016.
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet is a mouthful of a title directed by French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The movie is adapted from the book The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen about a boy genius who finds himself journeying across America from Montana to Washington DC after learning he’s won a prestigious award from the Smithsonian Institute. While the film was officially released in 2013, it barely made a splash in theaters in the United States thanks to The Weinstein Company, who wanted to make edits to the film that Jeunet refused to make and they ended up not supporting the film. It’s a shame the film didn’t get its chance in the theaters since it was filmed in 3D and really deserves a theater experience instead of just the streaming services it now languishes in. If you enjoyed Jeunet’s film Amelie, then you’ll definitely feel the same whimsical spirit in T.S. Spivet.
Continue reading “Who Is T.S. Spivet? A Review”
Henry Jerrod is a rare bird, a wax figure sculptor of aesthetic refinement and class, though maybe a wee bit eccentric. Desiring insurance money, his callous philistine business partner Matthew Burke burns down their museum with Jerrod trapped inside. Assumed dead, the sculptor survives but as a murderous wretch who repopulates his new museum with wax-coated corpses.
Continue reading “John Wilkes Booth, Joan of Arc and a mouthful of paddleballs; a review of House of Wax in glorious 3D”
It’s an interesting task, actually sitting down and reviewing a movie that you’ve seen dozens of times. To be honest, I could have written this the minute I was asked to review it, if not for the fact that I’ve never seen it in a theater in 3D. What might seem like such a minor thing definitely had me almost feeling like I was watching a different, but very familiar, movie. And you know what? IT. WAS. AWESOME.
Continue reading “Stop Being A Dick, Mark: A Review Of Creature From The Black Lagoon in 3D”
Oh , Creature- how do I love thee?
Let me count the ways…
If a song could be penned to describe my utter adoration for The Creature From The Black Lagoon it would be the Bee Gee’s ‘How Deep is Your Love’.
Strong, passionate, misunderstood- Creature is my ideal man- sans the gills and communication issues, of course. So how deep is my love?
Continue reading “Icon. Leading Man. Sex Symbol. The Importance of The Creature From The Black Lagoon.”
Psycho Cinema is the sister organization run by blogger Faye G. They bring rarely-screened horror, sci-fi, and obscure films to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester. Join Faye’s group by clicking this LINK and prepare for the unexpected!
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